Private Hospitals support and collaborate with Government in battle against COVID-19

The Association of Private Hospitals and Nursing Homes (APHNH) in a statement to media said they are fully committed to and will continue to be a contributing force to the healthcare services in the country, in this critical time of the coronavirus pandemic. To this effect, they...
Posted On 04 Apr 2020
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Saluting the Health Care Professionals – the frontliners at the Covid-19 Global Response

The year 2020 has forced all people living around the world with one of the biggest challenges since World War 2. This crisis of the Covid 19 pandemic, or more commonly known as the Corona Virus is a threat which is unprecedented and whilst the health impacts and casualty rates...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020
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Covid-19 Pandemic: Working from Home, Tips to Keep in Mind & the Tools Available

By: Dr. Nirmal De Silva The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting individuals & organizations across the globe. Over the last few days, the author of this article has been speaking to a number of Company Owners & CEO’s across Sri Lanka & Asia. It is evident from these...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020
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The World Health Organization and Rakuten Viber join together to fight COVID-19 misinformation

Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) and Rakuten Viber, announce a new partnership to fight misinformation around COVID-19 with an interactive multi-language chatbot available globally. The bot aims to combat fake news and false information that has been rapidly circulating...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020
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Corvid- 19 & SME’s: 5 Important Areas to Focus on During Tough Times

By: Dr. Nirmal De Silva It is evident that the Corvid-19 pandemic would create a significant economic impact globally. Whilst it is rather premature to predict the overall impact, one can safely conclude that the impact will last for a number of months (best case scenario) post...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020
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A Step-by-Step Guide to Verifying COVID-19 Information on Internet

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to escalate around the world, it’s more important than ever for people to be mindful of what they share online. Unverified or false information creates confusion, and in the worst case can sow unnecessary fear and panic.   Each of us has a...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020

Connecting Sri Lanka to battle against the global pandemic in a united effort

Sri Lanka is facing one of the greatest challenges in its history as it battles the threat of Covid-19. The Government of Sri Lanka is leading the national effort, strongly supported by the nation’s health care workers, tri forces and other essential service workers who are...
Posted On 26 Mar 2020
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Hutch offers free daily relief reload of Rs. 15 to all its subscribers to help in mitigating the COVID 19 risk

Keeping true to its long devotion to the best interests of their customers, HUTCH has today introduced another key initiative ensuring continuity and access to telecommunication services at a time when the country is grappling with the COVID -19 crisis. The newly announced...
Posted On 26 Mar 2020

Embassy of the Republic of Italy to Sri Lanka and the Maldives

With regards to some news items on the Covid-19 situation in Italy that are appearing in the Sri Lankan press, the Italian Embassy would like to make a clarification.   It is completely untrue that mass burials are carried in some areas in Italy, and that people in Italy are...
Posted On 25 Mar 2020

Being a responsible youth during Covid – 19: initiating the elderly into the digital world

Covid – 19 is spreading, and there is no cure to be seen in the foreseeable future. The global pandemic has shown to be mostly affecting the elderly, a mutual trend shared by all the countries affected by it. China reported approximately 53% of infected cases who were 50 years...
Posted On 25 Mar 2020

Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation share clinical experience from frontline medical workers to global medical institutions

The Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation are sharing some key lessons and experience from doctors and other medical administrators and staff at the First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine (FAHZU), who were at the frontline of COVID-19 treatment in...
Posted On 25 Mar 2020
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Pannipitiya Private Hospital offers 20% discounts on all health checks

Taking into account the situation in the country with the spread of coronavirus or COVID19, Pannipitiya Private Hospital has decided to offer a 20% discount on all its health medical check packages. The hospital has made this special offer taking into account the special emphasis...
Posted On 24 Mar 2020